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Bomb explodes in Siwan court; lawyer injured

The bomb went off in the Siwan district court in Bihar injuring a lawyer and triggered panic in the premises.

india Updated: Jan 02, 2006 17:46 IST

An advocate was injuredwhen a crude bomb exploded at the Siwan district court in Biharon Mondaytriggering panic in the premises, police said.

The lawyer, Munna Pandey,was rushed to the Sadar Hospital where he was reported out of danger.

The bomb, kept in a bag hanging by the handle of a bicycle parked in the court premises, exploded after falling accidentally and woundedthe advocate, police said.

It triggered a panic on the campus as people ran for cover. A police team conducted a search but no other bomb was found.

Investigation is on but no arrests have been made so far, the police said.

First Published: Jan 02, 2006 17:46 IST